Indian Navy

09/24/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/23/2019 23:06

Refit Programmes of Ships and Submarines Reviewed at Eastern Naval Command

Indian Navy's Mid-Year Refit Review (MYRR) and Mid-Year Infrastructure Review (MYIR) Conference was inaugurated at Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 23 September 19. The two-day conference was chaired by Vice Admiral GS Pabby, PVSM, AVSM, VSM Chief of Materiel (COM), Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Navy) to assess the progress of refits of ships and submarines and Infrastructure Projects. The review is being attended by a high-level delegation from Naval Headquarters, ENC, Andaman & Nicobar Command, Naval Dockyards, Repair Yards and Material Organisations from Visakhapatnam and Port Blair.

Delivering the inaugural keynote address at MYRR, the Chief of Materiel complimented all the stakeholders for ensuring quality refits of ships and submarines, with special attention to the safety of personnel and material. He also lauded all the stakeholders for ensuring continuous availability of all operational platforms and providing long-range support for the implementation of the Act East policy of the Government. During the review, issues on timely completion of quality refits were discussed, with special emphasis on achieving synergy between maintenance and logistics functions to tide over budgetary constraints in meeting all operational commitments.

MYIR meeting will be held on 24 Sep to review modernisation and augmentation of repair/ refitting infrastructure to ensure and enhance operational availability and combat readiness of assets of Indian Navy.